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Court suggests GMA penalty excessive in lawsuit over state GMO labeling initiative

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A Washington state appeals court has upheld a lower court ruling that found the Grocery Manufacturers Association's (GMA) funding of opposition to the state's 2013 GMO labeling initiative violated campaign finance laws, but the three-judge panel also ordered that the $18 million fine imposed by Thurston County Superior Judge Anne Hirsch appears unjustified.


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